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This article/section contains info about defunct content. was a website which was similar to CollabVM. The site was part of the many demos available on

CollabVM used the engine for CollabVM v1.0, but there were some notable changes.

  • CollabVM's design differed from's.
  • ran Windows XP while CollabVM ran many different operating systems, which ranged from Windows 95 OSR2 to Windows 7 Ultimate.
  • CollabVM did not have the laptop image present, and was scaled fully.
  • reset every 15 minutes. The component which made the VM reset every 15 minutes was not enabled.
  • does not have a chat box.
  • Several vulnerabilities were fixed.


  • October 9, 2016: stopped responding after the initial 15 minute reset, and did not return. This also affected's chat and This makes October 9, 2016 at 11:25 PM (EST) the last known time was online.
  • March 5, 2017: After was offline for several weeks, the site finally came back up, but with the demos page missing from entirely. This can be presumed as the official "shut down" date.
  • March 18, 2017: The demos page returned to The chat made a return, and a brand new demo, a "collaborative whiteboard", was added. and did not make a return.
  • August 2017: and stopped responding entirely, which indicates that both projects were shut down and will probably not make a return.
  • January 2018: no longer belongs to any IP addresses. This strongly indicates that the project has permanently been closed., however, still belongs to an IP address although the site has not responded since March 5, 2017. Whether it officially returns or not has yet to be seen.
  • July 2018: no longer belongs to any IP address, which strongly indicates that the project has been closed permanently.
  • August 25, 2018:'s domain expires and is now up for sale, which confirms that the project will not return.
  • February 2019: now redirects to a parked domain.
  • February 2020: Parked domain is not renewed, and is now for sale

CollabVM has several virtual machines, including one known as "VM 2" that runs Windows XP SP3. It has almost the same specifications as the VM (has more RAM and a better CPU), but it is much faster and has several things like Microsoft Office, Firefox, Chrome, all Windows XP Themes, a patched MSN Messenger, and more all pre-installed. If you are looking for a alternative, you will want to check it out.


  • 11:11:16AM EST February 6th, 2020: Dartz purchases the domain.

The story of

Long ago, there was a website simply known as, which used to be a demo for It hosted a singular virtual machine running the Operating System Windows XP.

The site was never known for being very functional. Very frequently, it would break, the resets would stop working and months would go by before Kevin Roark fixed it.

However, on one fateful dry and cool October evening, the site came to a full stop.

It still has not been explained to this day why was permanently shut down.

Perhaps it was the owner getting tired, or maybe, it was the endless amount of exploits.

As some people may know, the site may have been... lacking in security, severely lacking in security.

An endless amount of time they know as "Turns"?

Perhaps a direct access to the main heart and core they also call "QEMU"?

The rumor has it that the old stopped working after one of its so called "resets" was the last thing the site had ever seen.

These resets were known to happen just only 15 minutes after one had already occurred.

And after that unknowingly last reset happened, it was the end.

The end of

- Calub Veim